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News, Software, Technology

FCC asks people to use its speed-test app

April 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission is asking consumers to download and use its speed-test application, as it attempts to more precisely determine where broadband networks — including mobile broadband — do and don’t provide coverage across the country, and what the […]


Software, Technology

Will open networking lock you in?

April 12, 2021

Via: Network World.com

There’s open, then there’s open. At least that seems to be the case with network technology. Maybe it’s the popularity and impact of open-source software, or maybe it’s just that the word “open” makes you think of being wild, happy, […]


Hardware, Software, Technology

Varnish Integrates Edge Cloud into Intel Select Solutions for Visual Cloud Delivery Network

April 12, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Varnish Software last week announced that it is partnering with Intel to integrate their Edge Cloud software with Intel Select Solutions for Visual Cloud Delivery Network. The Intel Select Solution is a validated, deployment-ready reference architecture and specification for a […]


Software, Technology

C-Spire Partners Fortinet to Launch SD-WAN with Application Aware Routing

April 12, 2021

Via: Fast Mode

C Spire last week announced that it has introduced a new software-defined solution that helps businesses in Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee upgrade application performance, reduce total cost of ownership and simplify WAN performance while improving traffic flow and reducing pressure […]


News, Software, Technology

Cisco Collapses IP and Optical Networks with New Converged Solution

April 2, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Cisco on Wednesday announced that it has designed its Converged SDN Transport, an innovative blueprint designed to help service providers converge multiple networks into a common, cost efficient and secure infrastructure with enormous scale. Cisco is helping to further simplify […]


Software, Technology, Wireless

Google and Cisco extend SD-WAN, cloud network management integration

March 23, 2021

Via: Network World.com

Google and Cisco have extended their technology development relationship to make it easier to marry cloud-based resources with SD-WAN command and control. The expanded technology agreement is centered around a cloud-based network management system Google rolled out this week that […]


Software, Technology, Wireless

The three layers of Rakuten Communications Platform

March 22, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Last week Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP) tapped Airspan as a 4G and 5G hardware/software vendor, and this week RCP announced it’s working with Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat to develop a “reference design” for cloud-native, Open RAN networks. Etisalat Group provides network […]


News, Software, Technology

In a software-centric network world, Nokia expands its certification program

March 3, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Reflecting the rapidly changing nature of networks and the need for training that prepares people to deal with and leverage those networks in their businesses, Nokia is adding two new certifications in distributed cloud networks and industrial automation networks to […]


Software, Technology

Google Workspace targets front-line workers with new tier

March 2, 2021

Via: ITWorld Networking

Google has introduced a Workspace tier for front-line jobs such as retail, hospitality, and healthcare workers. The company today also unveiled new features around time management and productivity-tracking for the core Workspace — formerly G Suite — software. The Workspace […]


Software

Verizon to Acquire Autonomous Mobile Robot Software Firm incubed IT

February 17, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Verizon on Tuesday announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire incubed IT, the creator of a software platform providing autonomous navigation tools to administer, manage and optimize mixed fleets of robots in industrial settings. Upon closing and as […]